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Little Info About The Trek
Height: 2625 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Base Village: Diksal
(Unpolluted Hill-Station of Maharashtra)
The climate of Matheran is very cool. The most unforgettable things about Matheran are deep forest and the waterfalls nearby, especially in rainy season. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon. Matheran is truly 'The Best Hill Station in Maharashtra.
Matheran is most splendid hill station in Maharashtra; it covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris. This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett point is located on South-west side of Matheran with grand view of the plateau.
The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
We will be starting with the CST - Karjat Fast Local (Time table given below)
Meeting point: Bhivpuri Station at 8.00 am
CST - Karjat Fast Local
CST - 06:10 am
Byculla - 06:18 am
Dadar - 06:24 am
Kurla - 06:31 am
Ghatkopar - 6:35 am
Thane - 6:50 am
Dombivali - 7:02 am
Kalyan - 7:10 am
Bhivpuri -07:51 am
Members are requested to take return ticket till Bhivpuri by their own. Everybody will board the same local and we meet in the train itself
Breakfast at Bhivpuri.
Start trek at around 8:30 am.
Reach Garbett Plateau by 1:30 pm
Have Lunch @ Garbett Plateau
Leave for Matheran by 2.30pm
Reach Matheran by 4:30 pm and proceed towards Dasturi Naka.
Take Taxi Till Neral Station
Reach Neral Station by 6pm.
Evening Refreshment @ Neral.
Catch the train from Neral.
Reach Dadar by 9.30pm - 10pm
Things to carry:
Lunch For the Day.
Shoes either trekking or sports ( Good firm Sole ),No floaters/Slippers on track
Water – 2 liters
Windcheaters (Avoid Umbrellas)
Zip Lock Plastics to keep wallet , Cash, Mobile etc
Cap, Camera (Optional) etc
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those that you require usually.
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.(Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
The Cost of theTrek is : Rs 500/- per head Which includes - Morning / Evening Tea & Breakfast, Transportation from Matheran to Neral Station & Expertise Charges
For more details and Registration, Please contact on the nos. given below:
Dhara: 76663 33214
Arijit: 84518 85666
Limited seats, Registrations on First Come First Serve Basis.
**Cancelation and Refund applicable on the entire trek cost :
1. If cancelation done prior to 10 days of the trek 75% of the total cost will be refunded.
2. If cancelation done prior to 5 days of the trek 50% will be refunded.
3. If cancelation done after that, no refund will be provided.
SMOKING AND DRINKING STRICTLY PROHIBITED DURING THE TREK (Offenders will be expelled from the program on the spot)